Want to star in Hairspray’s Big Fat Arena Spectacular?

The largest production of the musical, Hairspray is heading to the Newcastle Entertainment Centre in July and you could be in the show. Keep read to find out about audition dates, details and casting requirements. 

The show is being directed and choreographed by Callum Mansfield. It stars Simon Burke (Playschool, Mary Poppins) as Edna Turnblad, Christine Anu (Aria Award winner, star of RENT) as Motormouth Maybelle, Wayne Scott Kermond (Anything Goes, Singing’ in the Rain) as Wilbur Turnblad alongside a core cast of 30 professional performers and a large amateur ensemble of over 500 local performers. That’s where you come in…

Production company, Harvest Rain aer holding auditions this December for talented young performers who want to take part in the amateur mass ensemble for the Newcastle season


Auditions will be held from 5 – 6 December 2015 at the Newcastle Entertainment Centre (Broadmeadow).


Auditions will be held in groups and auditionees will be taken through a vocal and a dance audition that will last for 90 minutes in total. Auditionees do not need to prepare anything for this audition.


We are looking for young singers, dancers, actors, acrobats and gymnasts to audition for this production. You do not need to be an experienced singer or dancer to audition – we are looking for young people with all different levels of experience to audition for this production. The production has been designed as a training experience as well as a performance experience, so all those who are successful in getting in to the production will be given ample training and instruction – no matter their prior experience – to ensure they are well prepared and up to the task of performing in HAIRSPRAY.

For more details click this link.

Written by Newcastle Live

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